On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 01:15:48PM +0000, Mark McLoughlin mentioned:
> On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, John P . Looney wrote:
>> > Have a look at:
> > http://www.lwn.net/2000/1116/kernel.php3> >
> > Does anyone know how serious this bug is ? I couldn't get the exploit to
> > work - I'm thinking it's an older version of modutils or something.
>> A couple of things about this...
>> - Do you not need to be root to use ping -I in the first place, well
> by that I mean you have to have CAP_NET_RAW capability ( and that
> includes raw sockets ) ? See sock_setsockopt in net/core/sock.c
Maybe. However, on a RedHat 7.0 system:
crom  ls -l `which ping`
-rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 22108 Oct 10 21:18 /bin/ping
Sigh. There goes my opinion about over paranoid admins unchmodding ping.
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